Imad ad-Din Zengi

Imad ad-Din Zengi
Atabeg of Mosul, Aleppo, Hama and Edessa, Mesopotamia
Reign1127–1146
Coronation1127, Mosul
PredecessorMahmud II
SuccessorSaif ad-Din Ghazi I
Born1085
DiedSeptember 14, 1146 (aged 61)
Qal'at Ja'bar, Syria
Full name
Imad ad-Din Atabeg Zengi al-Malik al-Mansur
DynastyZengid dynasty
FatherAq Sunqur al-Hajib

Imad ad-Din Zengi (Arabic: عماد الدین زنكي‎; c. 1085 – 14 September 1146), also romanized as Zangi, Zengui, Zenki, and Zanki, was a Oghuz Turkish atabeg who ruled Mosul, Aleppo, Hama, and Edessa. He was the namesake of the Zengid dynasty.

Early life

Zengi's father, Aq Sunqur al-Hajib, governor of Aleppo under Malik Shah I, was beheaded for treason in 1094, and Imad was about 10 years old and brought up by Kerbogha, the governor of Mosul.

Other Languages
azərbaycanca: I İmadəddin Zəngi
čeština: Zengí
Deutsch: Zengi
español: Zengi
Esperanto: Zengi
euskara: Zengi
français: Zengi
galego: Zengi
Bahasa Indonesia: Zengi
italiano: Zangi
עברית: זנגי
Bahasa Melayu: Imaduddin Zangi
Nederlands: Zengi
日本語: ザンギー
norsk: Zengi
polski: Zengi
português: Zengi
română: Zengi
српски / srpski: Зенги
українська: Імад ад-Дін Зенгі
Tiếng Việt: Imad ad-Din Zengi
walon: Zengui